Female Personal Care Assistant

Ref: DP7795

Location: Pulborough

Details

I am looking for personal care for a Woman

The candidate should be a woman*

Drivers licence required: Yes

Own vehicle needed: Yes

Hours per week:

24 hours over the following shifts: Monday/Wednesday/Friday mornings 8am-10:30 (each shift 2.5 hours) Tuesday/Thursday 8am-9:30 (each shift 1.5 hours) Evening Monday-Sunday between 7pm-9pm (each shift 2 hours) Weekend 8am-9.30am and an (each shift 1.5 hours) Additional hours may be available to cover PA sickness and holiday

Hourly pay rate:

£13 per hour

I am a chatty and happy lady looking for support to get me ready in the mornings and help get me ready for bed in the evenings. I have a good sense of humour especially when it comes to my condition, I always look at the positives in life. I enjoy needle craft, cross stich and knitting and love my black cat called Midnight.

I am looking for assistance with personal care, including support to get showered and dressed, transfers to and from my wheelchair and need medication reminders.

The successful applicant will have a cheery manner, they will laugh and joke with me even on my bad days. The right PA will be comfortable with cats and providing all aspects of personal care.

Duties include:

  • Medication prompting/administering
  • Moving and handling
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • Housekeeping
  • Transportation
  • Companionship
  • Looking after pets
  • Gardening
  • Dressing / undressing
  • Bathroom assistance

Candidate qualities:

  • Respectful of the employer's privacy and confidentiality
  • Reliable with good timekeeping
  • Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
  • Hygienic, tidy and well organised
  • Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
  • Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Honest and cheerful
  • Creative
  • Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
  • Must be comfortable with pets
  • Able to always work to high standards of health & safety

Notes:

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check if required.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives. Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

*Exemption for gender is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9